Westminster Christian School

2700 W Highland Avenue
Elgin, IL 60124-0601
Tel: (847)695-0310
Grades: PK-12 | 418 students
Westminster Christian School has been providing Christ-centered education to the students and families of Chicago’s Northwest suburbs since 1978.  Located in Elgin, IL, Westminster Christian School offers an outstanding academic, fine arts, athletic and spiritual education.  Classes are available from preschool through 12th grade and provide:      •  ACSI Accredited/ISBE Recognized      •  Resource services available      • 13:1 student/teacher ratio      •  Financial assistance available      •  Award-winning fine arts - visual and performing      •  Quality IHSA sanctioned athletic programs (5th–12th grade) Westminister Christian School is so much more than a school.  WCS inspires students in a grace-filled learning community to:       Discover God and His creation             Develop their unique gifts and abilities                  Display Christ confidently in their lives Visit our website or call Westminster Christian School to learn more.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Religious Affiliation Presbyterian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Dyslexia, learning disabilities (mild to moderate), ADHD, PDD/NOS, Mild Autism, Aspergers Syndrome and Vision and Hearing impaired
Year Founded 1978

Student Body

Total Students 418 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 32%
Students by Grade Westminster Christian School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 20 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses See Curriculum Guide on our website for a full listing of college/dual credit courses available.
Average ACT score 24
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Modest and appropriate)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Tuition Notes Preschool: Varies Elementary Tuition: $7,630 Middle School Tuition: $8,540 High School Tuition: $9,360
% on Financial Aid
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Beth Lindberg


Total Sports Offered 11 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryFootball,
SoftballTrack and Field,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Crossroads (Compassion Ministry), Future Teachers of America, Mission Trips, National Honor Society, Newspaper, Outdoor Club, Perfoming Arts, Science Olympiad, Student Government, Worship Team/Chapel, Yearbook Mission Trips, Newspaper, Outdoor Club, Perfoming Arts, Yearbook, Crossroads (Compassion Ministry),
Future Teachers of America,
National Honor Society,
Science Olympiad,
Student Government,
Worship Team/Chapel,

School Notes:

  • WCS, a ministry of the Westminster Presbyterian Church, was founded in 1978 and is located on 22 acres at the western edge of Elgin, just west of Randall Road. The instructional programs at WCS are traditional, teacher-directed, Christ-centered, core academic that use materials selected to reach goals and objectives developed by teachers and board committees through proper needs assessments. The program also includes instruction in art, music, computers, and physical education. The instructional program is defined as college preparatory with graduation requirements that exceed state prescriptions.

Profile last updated: 08/31/2015

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Harvest Christian Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Harvest Christian Academy (0.4 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Harvest Christian Academy (0.4 miles away)
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    Grades: PK-12 | 659 students
    0.4 miles
    1000 N Randall Rd
    Elgin, IL 60123
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    Elgin, IL 60123
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    1.9 miles
    1625 W Highland Ave
    Elgin, IL 60123
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    Grades: NS-PK
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    2485 South St
    Elgin, IL 60123

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